Rikard Lindgren is a professor of Informatics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Professor Lindgren is also research director and co-founder of Swedish Center for Digital Innovation. His research interests include action research, design science, digital platforms, IT innovation, and technology standards. His research has been published in European Journal of Information Systems, Information and Organization, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, Sloan Management Review, and other outlets. In 2003, he was awarded the OR Society’s Stafford Beer Medal for the best paper published in European Journal of Information Systems and Knowledge Management Research and Practice. Professor Lindgren currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and the advisory board of Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. Previously, he has served as an associate editor of Information Systems Research and MIS Quarterly, associate/senior editor of Information Systems Journal, and editor-in-chief of Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. In 2011, he was awarded the Best Associate Editor of Information Systems Research. Over recent years, he has served as track chair for several international conferences such as European Conference on Information Systems and International Conference on Information Systems. Professor Lindgren has served as supervisor for seven PhD students and received more than 45 million SEK of funding for his research.